Issue Brief Congress should measure the deal against the main alternatives and work with the Obama administration to ensure strong and effective implementation using three steps.
Issue Brief After the nuclear deal, the United States needs to work with partners to step up its efforts to counter Iran’s negative behaviors.
This month, NASA’s New Horizons probe will become the first spacecraft to reach Pluto, helping the United States retain its lead in the exploration of our solar system.
Marking the 50th anniversary of the first American walk in space, the U.S. space program points to a future that could include putting a human on Mars by the 2030s.
The Iraqi prime minister’s visit offers an important chance to take stock of the anti-ISIS campaign and make important adjustments.
NASA’s Orion spacecraft test flight has cracked open the door to humanity’s first voyage to another world since the last Moon landing in 1972.
Peter Juul argues that the Obama administration's plan to eliminate ISIS must also address Assad.
It’s time for the United States to strengthen its space program and regain control of exploration beyond Earth.
Report The Obama administration has an important opportunity to adjust its course in Syria and Iraq, particularly regarding the threat posed by ISIS, and assume a more engaged leadership role.
Before embarking on a new $5 billion fund to support foreign counterterrorism efforts, the United States should closely examine its record in helping to build security-force capacity in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.
Report A new era of extremism, sectarianism, and competition between regional powers requires the United States to update its regional strategy.
Report This report examines intra-Islamist debates on political change and the battle of ideas against violent extremism in North Africa.
Secular personal status laws are necessary to safeguard basic rights in the Middle East.
The United States and its partners should conduct contingency planning about possible threats, however likely or not, in the wake of strikes.